Marriot International sees huge untapped potential in Malaysia's tourism industry


Craig S. Smith

KUALA LUMPUR: Marriott International, the United States-based multinational diversified hospitality company that manages and franchises a broad portfolio of hotels and related lodging facilities, sees a huge untapped potential in Malaysia’s tourism industry as more investors are relocating their businesses to the Asean region, including Malaysia.

Its president and managing director for Asia Pacific Craig S. Smith said the Asean region has been benefiting much from the current US-China trade war, of which an increasing number of investors were seen moving out from China and relocated their factories to the region.

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